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S_BLT_2016A 04/18/2016 02:01:53 PM Committee Summary

Final

STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING



SENATE COMMITTEE ON BUSINESS, LABOR, & TECHNOLOGY

Date: 04/18/2016
ATTENDANCE
Time: 02:01 PM to 02:40 PM
Baumgardner
X
Heath
X
Place: SCR 354
Hodge
X
Jahn
X
This Meeting was called to order by
Neville T.
X
Senator Holbert
Newell
X
Tate
*
This Report was prepared by
Woods
X
Jeanette Chapman
Holbert
X
X = Present, E = Excused, A = Absent, * = Present after roll call
Bills Addressed: Action Taken:
Conf 16-Electrical Board - State

Conf 16-Plumbing Board - State

HB16-1287
Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent

Amended, Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar





02:02 PM -- Confirmation of Electrical Board - State



James Dent, appointee to the Colorado Electrical Board, came to the table. The appointment letter may be found in Attachment A. A copy of his application and resume is available at the State Archives.



160418 AttachA.pdf160418 AttachA.pdf





Mr. Dent discussed his work experience and his activities with the board. He endured many horrible puns from the committee. Mr. Dent responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: Conf 16-Electrical Board - State
TIME: 02:06:37 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Refer the appointment of James Dent to the State Electrical Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Newell
Yes
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:07 PM -- Confirmation of Plumbing Board - State



Bruce Schneider and Noreen McMahon, appointees to the state Plumbing Board, came to the table. The appointment letter may be found in Attachment B. Their applications and resumes are available at the State Archives.



160418 AttachB.pdf160418 AttachB.pdf





Mr. Schneider and Ms. McMahon discussed their experience related to the board and the activities of the board. They responded to questions from the committee.

BILL: Conf 16-Plumbing Board - State
TIME: 02:11:34 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Refer the appointment of Bruce Schneider and Noreen McMahon to the State Plumbing Board to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Newell
Yes
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:12 PM -- HB 16-1287



Senator Cooke and Senator Kefalas introduced House Bill 16-1287, concerning a pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship study in the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE). The bill requires the CDLE to review rules and regulations within the department that may impact the establishment or integration of pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs into Colorado businesses. The department will prepare a report, which will include recommendations based on this review and allow a period of public comment. Finally the CDLE will submit the final report and recommendations to the State Workforce Development Council to be included in their annual Colorado Talent report. The sponsors provided amendment L.005 (Attachment C).



160418 AttachC.pdf160418 AttachC.pdf



02:16 PM --
Patrick Teegarden, CDLE, spoke in support of the bill.



02:18 PM --
Frank Waterous, The Bell Policy Center, spoke in support of the bill. He provided a printed copy of his testimony (Attachment D).



160418 AttachD.pdf160418 AttachD.pdf



02:21 PM --
Kim Munson, representing herself, spoke about the bill. She responded to questions from the committee.









02:35 PM



Senator Kefalas and Senator Cooke explained the amendment.

BILL: HB16-1287
TIME: 02:36:59 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Adopt amendment L.005. The motion passed without objection.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Heath
Hodge
Jahn
Neville T.
Newell
Tate
Woods
Holbert
YES: 0 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: Pass Without Objection
BILL: HB16-1287
TIME: 02:37:28 PM
MOVED: Woods
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1287, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 9-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Baumgardner
Yes
Heath
Yes
Hodge
Yes
Jahn
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Newell
Yes
Tate
Yes
Woods
Yes
Holbert
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS



02:39 PM



The committee adjourned.


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